New American Standard Bible
If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.
King James Bible
If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.
Darby Bible Translation
If we live by the Spirit, let us walk also by the Spirit.
World English Bible
If we live by the Spirit, let's also walk by the Spirit.
Young's Literal Translation
if we may live in the Spirit, in the Spirit also we may walk;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
If we live in the Spirit - See the note at Galatians 5:16. The sense of this verse probably is, "We who are Christians profess to be under the influences of the Holy Spirit. By his influences and agency is our spiritual life. We profess not to be under the dominion of the flesh; not to be controlled by its appetites and desires. Let us then act in this manner, and as if we believed this. Let us yield ourselves to his influences, and show that we are controlled by that Spirit." It is an earnest exhortation to Christians to yield wholly to the agency of the Holy Spirit on their hearts, and to submit to his guidance; see Romans 8:5, note9, note.
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Text: Galatians 5, 16-24. 16 But I say, Walk by the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary the one to the other; that ye may not do the things that ye would. 18 But if ye are led by the Spirit, ye are not under the law. 19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousies, wraths, …
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so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.
for we are the true circumcision, who worship in the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh,
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